Journal of Skin Cancer / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

SunSmart Accreditation and Use of a Professional Policy Drafting Service: Both Positively and Independently Associated with High Sun Protective Hat Scores Derived from Primary School Policies

Table 1

Distribution of school characteristics by response status.

School characteristicsAll eligible schools (N = 2,010)Responding schools (N = 1,242)Policy (N = 1,137)Policy accessed (N = 842)
n%n%n%n%

Integration status
 Partnership40.2020.1600.0000.00
 Private693.43403.22292.55141.66
 State1,67883.481,03983.6696785.0573487.17
 State-integrated25912.8916112.9614112.409411.16
Socioeconomic decile
 1 (lowest)–3 (low)55927.8131625.4428124.7120624.47
 4–7 (medium)76838.2147938.5745239.7533339.55
 8(high)–10 (highest)65432.5443134.7039434.6529935.51
 Missing data291.44161.29100.8840.48
Type
 Composite (1–10 years)20.1020.1610.0900.00
 Composite (1–15 years)1135.62685.48514.49303.56
 Restricted composite (7–10 years)50.2530.2420.1810.12
 Contributing (1–6 years)76137.8648839.2945940.3735642.28
 Full primary (1–8 years)1,01250.3561549.5257250.3143251.31
 Intermediate (7–8 years)1175.82665.31524.57232.73
Type (dichotomised)
 Primary and secondary1205.97735.88544.75313.68
 Primary189094.03116994.12108395.2581196.32
Overall roll size
 Less than 5129614.7316613.3715013.1911213.30
 51–20070635.1245936.9642337.2032838.95
 201–40054927.3133727.1330927.1822626.84
 Greater than 40045222.4927522.1425122.0817520.78
 Missing data70.3550.4040.3510.12
Gender status
 Single sex (girls)100.5080.6440.3520.24
 Single sex (boys)90.4570.5650.4420.24
 Coeducational1,99199.051,22798.791,12899.2183899.52
Geographic region (N to S)a
 Northland/Auckland56428.0633326.8129125.5917520.78
 Waikato/Bay of Plenty35517.6621317.1520317.8518021.38
 Central Districts34317.0619815.9417915.7411914.13
 Wellington/Tasman28314.0818915.2217014.9512614.96
 Canterbury/West Coast27213.5318514.9018015.8315418.29
 Otago/Southland1939.601249.9811410.038810.45
Population density statusb
 Rural (<1,000)61630.6537830.4335130.8726831.83
 Minor urban (1,000–9,999)21610.7513911.1912911.3510712.71
 Secondary urban (10,000–30,000)1125.57756.04675.89607.13
 Main urban (>30,000)1,06152.7964752.0958851.7240648.22
 Missing data50.2530.2420.1810.12
Accredited
 Yes82641.0956245.2555148.4652762.59
 No1,18458.9168054.7558651.5431537.41

a Cancer Society Divisions. b Ministry of Education categories.

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